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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Milah

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  • According to a user from Egypt, the name Milah is of Hebrew origin and means "Word".
  • A submission from South Africa says the name Milah means "Miracle" and is of Unknown origin.
Other origins: Arabic

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How popular is the baby name Milah in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1997 7 7 0
1998 11 11 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 11 11 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 16 16 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 21 21 0
2007 21 21 0
2008 37 37 0
2009 44 44 0
2010 49 49 0
2011 81 81 0
2012 136 136 0
2013 155 155 0
2014 177 177 0
2015 213 213 0
2016 200 200 0
2017 225 225 0

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Popularity of Milah as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Milah

  • How Popular is the name Milah? Milah is the 8,337th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Milah have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,444 babies born with the first name Milah in the United States. That's more than enough people named Milah to occupy the territory of Tokelau (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,411 (as of October 18, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Milah? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Milah first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Milah is Thursday, February 7th, 1889.
  • What year had the most people named Milah born? The highest recorded use of the first name Milah was in 2017 with a total of 225 babies.
  • Random Milah Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Milah is not a popular baby girl's name in Indiana. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Indiana have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Milah: Your name in reverse order is Halim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Hlmai. How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Milah born Oct 24, 1949

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).